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Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
strength in some ways? new data are sending conflicting signs. republican presidential nominee mitt romney campaigned today at a military academy in pennsylvania. romney promised better jobs for young people like the cadets sitting behind him and a better future for the entire country. >> we're in a very different road than what i think the people of the world expected from the united states of america. and if i'm elected president of this country, i will get us back on a road of growth and prosperity and strength. >> woodruff: today at a campaign event in washington, president obama shared a message of what he called "economic patriotism" tied to a strong middle class. >> but our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met. we've still got the workers in the world, the best universities, the best scientists, the best... we got the best stuff. ( laughter ) we just got to bring it together. >> woodruff: consumer confidence is higher of late, and the president may be getting a boost from voter attitudes. an nbc news/"wall street journal" poll out last week found 42% of americans think
WETA
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm EDT
kerry, i was told by two eye witnesses was actually tougher inside than mitt romney was with barack obama. >> woodruff: so that's not it. >> no, i don't think that-- i do think what we concluded before, at least i heard several wise people say, presidential debates don't matter. this one mattered. the republicans were heading for the life boats before wednesday. i mean there was a sense of inevitability that romney was slipping, that he was going to lose. and that was totally turned around by what happened. he wiped the slate clean of what had been a bad, bad month of stumbles and gaffes and everything else. and the sense that the president was the inevitable winner i think was pierced. i don't think it was broken but i think it was pierced. and i think most of all, i come back to what brice harlow one of washington's great wisemen said, advisor and consullate to both president eisenhower, every republican president from eisenhower to reagan told me once about the bubble of the white house. he said it's the terrible thing. it's the office itself that-- presidents don't get candidate
WETA
Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
presidential debates next week, which will be interesting. does paul ryan defend his plan or says no, governor romney is the nominee, not me. that debate will be very interesting. gwen: we'll be watching all of it. thank you, everyone. the conversation can continue online on our "washington week" webcast extra at pbs.org/"washington week." keep up with daily developments, including next week's coverage of the vice president presidential debate. we'll see you all right here next week on "washington week." good night. >> funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> this rock has never stood still. since 1875 we've been there for our clients through good times and bad. when their needs changed, we were there to meet them. through the years from intorae nc investment management to real estate to e solutions, we've for thed real financial challenges ahead. this rock has never stood still, and that's one thing that will never change. prudential. >> corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by norfolk southern, boeing, desirable funding for "washington week" is -- additional funding
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